Boisdinghem

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Boisdinghem
Boisdinghem.jpg
Coat of arms of Boisdinghem
Coat of arms
Boisdinghem is located in France
Boisdinghem
Boisdinghem
Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 2°05′41″E / 50.7494°N 2.0947°E / 50.7494; 2.0947Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 2°05′41″E / 50.7494°N 2.0947°E / 50.7494; 2.0947
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lheureux
Area
 • Land1 3.13 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 226
 • Population2 density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62149 / 62500
Elevation 104–167 m (341–548 ft)
(avg. 166 m or 545 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Boisdinghem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small village situated 5 miles (8 km) west of Saint-Omer, on theD206 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 131 —    
1968 149 +13.7%
1975 141 −5.4%
1982 158 +12.1%
1990 176 +11.4%
1999 191 +8.5%
2009 226 +18.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Omer, dating from the seventeenth century.

Notable Residents[edit]

Alphonse Pinart (1852-1911), explorer, philologist, and ethnographer

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